the sun shines in New Orleans

Now that I’m home from New Orleans and have some new photos to share, I’ll be back to posting more regularly. For the foreseeable future, it will likely be very heavy on New Orleans pics. We arrived on a Tuesday evening, after the sun had set, checked in to the apartment I found on Airbnb, […]

Read More…

My Regina

I like online shopping, but I know it’s also important to support local businesses.  It was a very blah, grey, cold, dreary (did I mention blah?) Saturday in Regina, and instead of hunkering down on the couch in my comfy pants, it was a let’s shop local kind of day. First up…lunch. Flip Eatery & […]

Read More…

wine in the rain

A little drizzle is no problem when this is the view while enjoying a glass of wine on vacation… The wine is a California Pinot Noir, Meiomi 2012, recommended by the bartender at the Castaway Cafe, the restaurant at Maui Kaanapali Villas. It’s not a fancy place, but the food is very good. Much better […]

Read More…

roasted vegetable salad

When I first started my blog, I thought I would post a lot of food pictures because I love food and I also enjoy cooking and making up recipes as I go.  My thought was it would be fun to document some of my experiments that turn out well…and today is the first time in […]

Read More…

chocolate peanut butter fudge

My chocolate peanut butter fudge picture is not Martha Stewart worthy, but it tastes pretty good. I’m a Type 1 diabetic, and when I started looking for fudge recipes I was horrified by the amount of sugar that was in some of them.  I’ve made “diabetic” fudge in the past with Splenda, and it was […]

Read More…

The Tucci Cookbook

I love reading cookbooks, even if I don’t make any recipes from them, I like looking at the pictures, reading the descriptions, and imagining the possibilities.  This is my latest favourite, even though I haven’t made anything from it yet.  It’s a gorgeous book, the recipes sound amazing (and don’t appear to be too difficult), […]

Read More…